Tag history of medicine

Ep. 38 – Inside the Human Organ Trade

Big ticket items like kidneys, livers, and hearts aren’t the only things that can be extracted from you after death. A look inside the cadaver trade and its shadowy history.

A Painting a Day Keeps the Shrink Away

The United States Supreme Court is, in the words of today’s New York Times headline, up against a “momentous test.”  As most Americans are aware, the justices are hearing arguments about the constitutionality of requiring citizens to obtain health care: the “mandate” that is one of the central components of

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